Primary school students in Benalla hit the streets, walking, riding, and scooting last October as part of VicHealth’s Walk to School program.. The initiative was so successful that children throughout the state covered more than 1.6million
Enter the fascinating nerve-centre of alternative farming, where innovation and one-of-a-kind production techniques are integral.. The 26th annual Seymour Alternative Farming Expo brings together the best in Victoria, in an informative and
Not many boasting a knighthood have graced the streets of the region.. But Sir Ian Botham will join Dean Jones for a sportsman’s night at Euroa Cricket Club next month.. Jones was responsible for securing the legendary English all-rounder for
Lake Benalla is set to be drawn down to get rid of aquatic weed cabomba, which smothers native vegetation.. The lake will start to be lowered during the last week of January to help get rid of the weed.. Goulburn Broken Catchment Management
Two young Benalla cricketing superstars are set to shine brightly for the Northern Knights in the Cricket Victoria State Championships.. Benalla Bushrangers Vaughan Kirk, 17, and Jack Fullager, 13, have been selected for the under-18 and under-14
This week, 100 years ago, the 10th Cavalry attacked a band of Yaquis Indians in Arizona.. The soldiers killed or captured most of the Indians.. It was the final battle of the Indian Wars.. More than 400 treaties had been made between the US
Corowa-based company Upton Irrigation has released a new range of Australian-designed and locally manufactured linear move irrigators with extensive features and options that are designed to fulfil a range of applications.. The Upton Linear Move
Heat health alerts have been issued for northern and north central Victoria as the state braces for two days of temperatures above 40C.. Authorities have warned people in the North Central and Northern Country weather regions to watch out for the
Last week a second tropical cyclone of this season hit the north west region of WA. The cyclone named Joyce brought more heavy rainfalls to Broome, Cygnet Bay, Derby and right across to Marble Bar where 115 mms fell to last Saturday morning, 13th
Agriculture Victoria is reminding cattle producers to be on the lookout for pinkeye with current conditions meaning the risk of an outbreak is high.. District veterinary officer Jeff Cave said farmers needed to be vigilant.. ‘‘With the
Where did they get their names from?. Billy: Cookie we got off a bloke called Cookie from Elmore — Carl Cook is a living legend from Elmore. Alie is named after a cousin who lives in Melbourne. Bonnie and Bella we just made up those names, and
As if Strathmerton’s iconic Cactus Country did not have enough in common with Mexico already, it is soon set to have its own range of tequila.. The site’s general manager John Hall said the cactus farm would soon begin producing and
The dairy industry is counting down the days until International Dairy Week starts on Sunday, with more than 1100 entries set to take to the arena throughout the five-day event.. Northern Victoria and the Southern Riverina are well represented among
If rain and cooler temperatures are what you enjoy, NSW and Victoria were not the places to be in 2017, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s Annual Climate Statement.. Last year was the warmest on record for NSW, while 2017 was
Many of 13-year-old Darcie Stammers’ peers spend their time inside, playing video games, watching movies or glued to their mobile phones.. But sixth generation farmer Darcie’s days are filled with tractors, cows and sheep work on the
A 65-year-old dairy farmer from Cooma who was recently convicted of cruelty charges at Shepparton Magistrates’ Court for failing to feed his cattle, has escaped imprisonment after an appeal was lodged.. The farmer pleaded guilty to a total of
A farmer driving a header caused a large fire in Miepoll on Tuesday last week, burning more than 25ha of grassland and crop.. About 3.20pm, multiple calls were received from the area, including one from the Mt Wombat fire tower, reporting smoke in
North Korea has denounced US President Donald Trump's tweet suggesting he has a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong-un.
Bangladesh has agreed to complete the process of returning Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar within two years after repatriation begins.
China's President Xi Jinping has reportedly told US President Donald Trump that unity on the issue of North Korea is extremely important.
Australian supermodel Jessica Gomes says the fashion industry has to change after allegations two fashion photographers sexually exploited staff.
The pilots of an Air Asia flight that flew too low into Perth didn't understand how a computer failure affected the plane's automation, the ATSB says.
Victoria's opposition say they will make violent criminals do longer jail terms if they breach bail or parole with more offences.
The soaring popularity of SUVs has pushed sedan sales to a 24-year low as Australian buyers
There are warnings that an explosive eruption is imminent as lava spills down the sides of Mount Mayon in the Philippines.
Demonstrators have carried Haitian flags and signs with messages including "peace, love, power, dream" at a protest against Donald Trump in New York.
Bellamy's has flagged a big boost to 2017/18 profits on the back of rising Chinese demand for infant formula and the end of its China regulatory woes.